TRAINED

TRAINED

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Through years of research and working with the world’s best athletes - Nike has learned greatness isn’t born, it’s trained.


Season 4 Trailer | TRAINED is back
Oct 17 • 2 min
Welcome back to Season 4 of TRAINED. We’re starting off this season with an interview from LA Lakers forward LeBron James and his longtime trainer, Mike Mancias. Together, they give us an inside look at how anyone can incorporate some of LeBron’s training…
Saquon Barkley | The Key to Letting Nothing Stop You
Aug 29 • 23 min
Over the past two years, New York Giants running back, Saquon Barkley has gone from a college athlete to the number two overall draft pick in the NFL to the 2018 NFL Rookie of the Year. But with every new milestone, Saquon’s goal has remained the same: to…
Megan Bartlett | Managing Stress Through Sport
Aug 15 • 25 min
No matter if you played Little League, ran high school track, or were a kickball star on the playground, chances are you had a coach who was with you every step of the way. But too often, we overlook how coaches and trainers can shape our life both on and…
Tips to Improve Your Fitness | A Conversation with Nike Master Trainers
Aug 1 • 29 min
Training is all about figuring out what works for you. It’s about finding your own philosophy, your approach, your guidelines. On this episode, we’re turning to some of our other Nike Master Trainers – Kirsty Godso, Betina Gozo and Joe Holder – for a…
Rory McIlroy | How to Stay Mentally Tight and Physically Loose
Jul 18 • 33 min
Golf is all about the long game. And no one knows this better than pro golfer, Rory McIlroy. We caught up with Rory after the 2019 PGA Championship. From barely making the cut on Friday to a top 10 finish on Sunday, he attributes his comeback to what he…
Shona Halson | How Recovery Can Push You Forward in Unexpected Ways
Jul 4 • 33 min
When it comes to recovery, the onslaught of new trends and research can make it difficult to separate the noise from the science. In this episode, we’re digging deep into recovery and giving practical tips on how to incorporate it into your overall…
Kevin Love | How Yoga Can Make You a Better Athlete
Jun 20 • 29 min
When Kevin Love, power forward of the Cleveland Cavaliers, was drafted into the NBA in 2008, he needed to find a way to handle the physical and mental demands of playing at the pro level. Today, Kevin isn’t just a five-time NBA all-star or a 2016 NBA…
Julie Ertz | Why Adversity Can Be Your Best Friend
Jun 6 • 29 min
To kick off Season Three of TRAINED, we’re sitting down with U.S. Soccer Team midfielder Julie Ertz as she and the U.S. Women’s National Team prepare for this year’s competition in France. In 2015, Julie and her team won the competition, but once you’ve…
Season 3 Trailer | TRAINED is Back
May 23 • 2 min
Welcome back to TRAINED. Presented by Nike. Our third season launches on June 6 with a conversation with pro soccer player Julie Ertz. Through years of research and working with the world’s best athletes, Nike has learned that greatness isn’t born, it’s…
Melissa Hartwig-Urban | Reset Your Relationship with Food
Apr 4 • 31 min
Food is complicated. The “rules” change all the time, and every body is different. So how do you decide what’s right for you? For Melissa Hartwig-Urban, Co-creator of Whole30 and four-time New York Times bestselling author, it was a process. She started…
Allyson Felix | How to Stay Focused When Your Plans Don’t Go As Planned
Mar 21 • 38 min
Allyson Felix is a World-Champion sprinter and an Olympic gold medalist. Over the course of her career, Allyson has won nine Olympic medals and 16 IAAF World Outdoor Championships, making her the most-decorated athlete in track and field history. Despite…
Michael Johnson | Bringing an Olympic Mindset to Everything You Do
Mar 7 • 30 min
Few athletes have had a career as successful as sprinter Michael Johnson. As a four-time Olympic gold medalist and the only male athlete to win both the 200 and 400 meter dash at the same Olympic games, his unique running style changed the running world…
Dr. Matthew Walker | The Secret to Improving Your Metabolism, Reaction Time and Longevity
Feb 21 • 32 min
Despite years of research, clinical trials, and advancements in biotech, no one has cracked the code on why exactly humans sleep. But Founder and Director of U.C. Berkeley’s Center for Human Sleep Science, Dr. Matthew Walker, is very much in pursuit. In…
Sara Sigmundsdóttir | Staying Focused on Your Why
Feb 7 • 32 min
Sara Sigmundsdóttir has become of one the fittest athletes and most successful weightlifters of all time. It’s not because she has followed the status quo, but because she has developed an eating plan, a sleep schedule, and a training routine that works…
How to Make Your Goals Stick | Part II
Jan 24 • 29 min
We’re back with part two of our New Year’s episode, focused on setting realistic, long-lasting fitness goals that will carry us through 2019. Today, we focus on sleep and recovery goals with psychologist Dr. Jennifer Martin and physical therapist Derek…
How to Make Your Goals Stick | Part I
Jan 10 • 32 min
This week, we bring you part one of a special two-part episode focused on setting strong, long-lasting training goals. In this episode, we hear from nutritionist John Berardi—one of the most esteemed names in the industry. Dr. Berardi distills the…
Angela Duckworth | Why Talent Alone Isn’t Enough
Dec 27, 2018 • 29 min
As 2018 winds down, we reflect on progress and set New Year’s resolutions. But where to start? How do we set effective and realistic goals for 2019? Enter: MacArthur “Genius” grant winner, researcher and author of the Grit: The Power of Passion and…
Michael. B Jordan and Corey Calliet | From the Boxing Ring to the Big Screen
Nov 15, 2018 • 25 min
He is one of the fittest actors in Hollywood, but Creed II star Michael B Jordan isn’t just hitting the gym for the big screen. With the help of his personal trainer Corey Calliet, he’s made training a lifestyle. Michael and Corey take us through their…
Mat Fraser | How to Eat, Train, and Think Like a Champion
Oct 18, 2018 • 29 min
Three years running, Mat Fraser has lifted, squatted, and snatched his way to the title of “The Fittest Man on Earth.” But some of his proudest accomplishments have come away from the bright lights of competition, during training, recovery days, and even…
Dr. Cheri Mah | The Link Between Sleep and Slam Dunks
Oct 4, 2018 • 31 min
You hydrate, eat right, and foam roll. But are you getting enough sleep? Dr. Cheri Mah, MD, shares how the world’s top athletes get their edge by taking sleep seriously, and how you can get the most out of your shut-eye.
Dr. Rhonda Patrick | Is Your Diet Right for You?
Sep 20, 2018 • 26 min
Dr. Rhonda Patrick, biochemist and expert in nutritional health, brain & aging, discusses - and debunks - today’s top nutritional trends and how they can affect our body in the long run.
Arianna Huffington | Why You Need to Care About Self-Care
Sep 6, 2018 • 28 min
Today, there’s pride in being busy and some of the world’s most powerful people boast about being physically run down. But one very influential name in media isn’t onboard. In this episode, Arianna Huffington and Ryan discuss the urgent need to redefine…
Brett Kirby | Breaking Barriers in Human Performance
Aug 23, 2018 • 27 min
Brett Kirby, a human performance scientist at the Nike Sport Research Lab, discusses moonshot goals, Nike’s passion to redefine what the human body is capable of, and the importance of keeping an open mind to do the never been done.
Andy Puddicombe | Strong Mind, Stronger Body
Aug 9, 2018 • 28 min
Co-founder and voice of Headspace Andy Puddicombe discusses the importance of mindfulness in training and why the right mindset is crucial for peak performance at any level.
Shalane Flanagan | The Power of Self-Talk and Community in Competition
Jul 26, 2018 • 24 min
Long-distance runner Shalane Flanagan discusses self-talk, surrounding yourself with motivated women and what it was like to be the first American woman in 40 years to win the NYC Marathon.
Introducing TRAINED | Presented by Nike
Jul 18, 2018 • 2 min
Welcome to TRAINED. Presented by Nike. Through years of research and working with the world’s best athletes - Nike has learned greatness isn’t born, it’s trained. This podcast explores the cutting-edge of holistic fitness to help make you a better trainer…